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West Nile Virus 2017, mosquito

West Nile Virus 2017 Update for Oakville

A batch of mosquitoes trapped last week in Oakville has tested positive for WNV which triggered a West Nile Virus 2017 Update.. This is the first batch of West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes confirmed in ...

DR. giving a needle to a child

In-school immunization clinics offered to students born in 1999 and 2000

Starting now and running until mid-February, the Halton Region Health Department will be offering in-school immunization clinics for students born in 1999 and 2000 with incomplete immunizations who are at risk of school suspension.

Person in bed

It’s not too late to protect yourself from flu

While flu clinics hosted by the Halton Region Health Department are winding down, it’s not too late to get a flu shot to protect yourself and prevent spreading the virus.

Infant with Measles

Measles Case Confirmed in Halton: February 16, 2015

The Halton Region Health Department is reporting a confirmed case of measles. The Halton resident is a male in his thirties. During his period of infectiousness, the case did not spend any time in Halton.

An Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued for Oakville

An Extreme Cold Weather Alert, in addition to the ice storm and related power outages, has been issued by the Halton Region Health Department starting the evening of Tuesday, December 24. For information about warming and ...

Halton Region continues to deliver high-quality drinking water to residents

Following its most recent annual review, Halton Region’s drinking water system met or surpassed all provincial regulatory monitoring requirements. Provincial inspections for 2013 resulted in a rating of 100 per cent for each of the systems ...